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1000 Islands Lighthouses

Written by on October 17, 2018 in Island Life Magazine
1000 Islands Lighthouses

  The 1000 Islands is home to historic lighthouses that tell the stories of our marine heritage, shipwrecks, pirates and the River we keep. Some of the lighthouses are open to the public as museums while others were bought from the government and modernized as private cottages. The Saint Lawrence Seaway was built in 1959 […]

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Heron Cay Island

Written by on October 15, 2018 in Island Life Magazine
Heron Cay Island

Sailors Raymond and Sheila Buhr found themselves on an unchartered voyage four decades ago when they discovered this 1000 Islands hideaway known as Heron Cay.

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It’s Kismet

Written by on October 7, 2018 in Island Life Magazine
It’s Kismet

A rainbow near Rockport highlights Kismet Island’s boathouse. This historic cottage linked to a steam yacht of the same name has its share of mysteries.

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Treasuring Tremont Island

Written by on October 3, 2018 in Island Life Magazine, The Thousand Islands
Treasuring Tremont Island

Tremont Island is a charming cottage colony off the shores of Gananoque known for one of its most famous former residents: The inventor of Sees Candies: Mary See.

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1000 Islands Boathouses

Written by on October 3, 2018 in Island Life Magazine
1000 Islands Boathouses

  The 1000 Islands is internationally-renowned for its castles and cottages but one cannot overlook another architectural gem: The beloved boathouse. Some are over a century old built as lavish retreats on their own, with bedrooms, dining rooms, fireplaces and even ballrooms. Grand boathouses dotted the River during its Golden Age when wealthy business barons […]

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